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    David Burbage MBE was Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council from 2007-2016. This blog : Promoted by Geoff Hill on behalf of David Burbage and all other Windsor and Maidenhead Conservative candidates, all of 2 Castle End Farm, Ruscombe, Berkshire RG10 9XQ
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Delivering our 2011 Manifesto (Highways and Transport)

Posted by davidburbage on April 10, 2015


Roads usually comes top of the list in resident surveys for what needs attention by the local authority.

Continue to spend more money on the roads

We spent over £9,000,000 on the Borough’s roads in the last four years, assisted by central Government on occasion! Our commitment in this area remains strong as it is important to our residents

Work with schools to keep them open as much as possible during adverse winter weather

We’ve offered grit bins to all schools, and improved communications to assist during bad weather

Integrate cycling into the Borough’s transport plans

Integrated. Over £500,000 has been invested in the Borough’s cycle routes

Introduce more grit bins for businesses and residents

80 additional grit bins introduced

Bring in more use of season tickets, pay by phone, pay on exit and multiple use tickets for ease of use of the Borough’s car parks

Season tickets now issued in 1 month, 3 month and 6 month offers which has increased take up. Pay by phone is now across the Borough

Review traffic lights, removing unnecessary signals considering roundabouts as replacements

We removed traffic lights on the A4 at Sainsburys in Maidenhead, at Sheet Street/Victoria Street in Windsor (replaced with a roundabout) and at William St in Windsor.

Support bus users with more information and work with companies to improve services

New bus stops including live timetable information introduced

Work with fast food restaurants to ensure litter is cleared from their properties

More restaurants signed up to Adopt A Street, and residents satisfaction has increased in this area

Crack down on grass verge parking

Verge protection introduced at 20 sites


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